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Almond House Backpackers

63 Grove Street | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Montreal
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: - friendly staff and owners, very welcoming and helpful - lovely garden backyard - bright and cozy, good vibe - large double room - clean bathrooms - no TV (I liked that) - quiet area Cons: - my room was close to the kitchen area where everyone sat and drank beer and chatted at night. It's not a party... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Lovely place, just a 10 minute walk from the centre, free wi-fi, good facilities and spotlessly clean. The owners are incredibly helpful and hospitable and the hostel tends to attract a more 'mature' type of person, which is perfect for people looking to have a quiet night's sleep away from the party hostels. Having stayed in a number of hostels... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Great atmosphere, good facilities, friendly and very helpful staff, great value for money and beautiful building with clean bathrooms and nice garden. Free wifi! Fireplace for the winter, book exchange and good information.

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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143 reviews 143 reviews
52 hotel reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

As I read the recent reviews on Trip Advisor I can confirm the positive reviews. The facility is very clean, beds are good, staff is friendly, free Wi-Fi, laundry/drying lines, and 2 kitchens. Kitchens are well equipped. They provide luggage storage. I did enjoy my 3 day stay but I must share a downside. We stayed in a double room... More

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Fulda, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I stayed twice at Almond house during my stay in New Zealand and really enjoyed it. It is small, quiet, clean and has free unlimited wifi (rare in New Zealand). It is a bit of a phenomenon that even if it is fully booked you hardly spot other guests in the communal areas (maybe because of the two kitchens). Highly... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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81 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It was spotlessly clean. I managed to get a single bed in a corner room at the back in the accommodation block. The owners were very nice and helpful with really useful local information. I chose this based on previous reviews on Tripadvisor. I was glad I did. The garden area is very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stayed 2 nights at Almond House in a single room which actually had 2 bunks. The bed was comfortable and although at the front of the house was quiet and peaceful. The communal areas were lovely, clean and well looked after with a nice garden. Free computer, phone calls and wifi without messing about with vouchers. Staff were friendly... More

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Fiona L, Owner at Almond House Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review - so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Safe travels. More

Flagstaff, AZ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My friend visiting from overseas and I stayed here for 1 night in a private room with 2 single beds, shared bathroom 2 doors away. We were both most pleased. The linens were the nicest we've seen in a hostel. The courtyard was a lovely place to enjoy breakfast and an evening meal. The kitchen met our needs. Check-in was... More

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wasilla, alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Almond House was my favorite backpacker hostel in New Zealand. It had everything necessary for a pleasnant, peaceful stay. First of all, it is reasonably small, so there is plenty of room for everybody to have their own space. The 2 kitchens are well-appointed to meet everyone's culinary desires. The price of admission includes all services from towels to internet.... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Really loved my time in Almond House. A charming hostel, just the right size, not too big or too small. It holds two very well equipped kitchens so plenty of space to cook which I found to be a problem in other hostels on my travels. The owners Fiona and Paul were so lovely as well as the lovely friendly... More

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Address: 63 Grove Street | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
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Number of rooms: 10
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